Lonnie Kiracofe grew up working in a family-owned business and ultimately worked as a Regional Vice President for a Fortune 500 healthcare company. She innately understands the business of business. With over 25 years of business experience mostly in management at a senior level; she has walked in her client’s shoes in dealing with employment, benefit, and compliance issues.
Over the years, she had become increasingly concerned with the escalating cost of healthcare to employers while employee health insurance deductibles continued to rise dramatically. She saw employees not taking care of their health care needs because of their out-of-pocket costs and their confusion about where to seek quality care. In her pursuit of reversing this trend, she has become aware of Health Rosetta, an organization committed to simple, partial, non-partisan fixes to our healthcare system. As a Health Rosetta Certified Advisor, she is passionate about creating actively managed, transparent healthcare solutions where employers can reduce costs and employees can receive the best care.
To further understand the complexity of healthcare, she has earned the designation of Chartered Benefits Consultant (CBC) and has completed the NAHU PPACA Certification Course for Health Care Reform. She has obtained her Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) designation to assist, train and make Human Resource recommendations to employers.
She is an active member of the Suncoast chapter of SHRM where she served as Program Director. Lonnie has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Pennsylvania State University.
In addition to her Health Insurance, Life, and Annuities license she has an active Property & Casualty license. In addition to her Health Insurance, Life, and Annuities license she has an active Property & Casualty license.
She is passionate about giving back to the community with quarterly service projects and donations to local non-profits throughout Tampa Bay. She lives in St. Petersburg, FL with her husband and has two grown boys that are pursuing their passion.